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We will be open for the Easter holidays with fun children’s Easter Trails, prizes and a fancy dress competition to keep the whole family entertained. The Snack Bar and Cafe will be open for takeaway refreshments. All indoor seating remains closed. Our toilets are open and our shop will be open for essential items only. […]
Canonteign Falls has been recognised as a 2020 Travellers’ Choice award-winner for receiving consistently good reviews throughout 2020.
Canonteign Falls is a stunning natural attraction in the heart of Devon. Visit us for peaceful walks among the waterfalls and lakes and family fun in the gardens and playgrounds. Escape the crowds and experience the highest waterfall in Dartmoor National Park. For garden lovers, the Victorian Fern Garden is a historic snapshot of the […]
Canonteign Falls features as a backdrop in episode 2 of Simon Reeve’s new series Incredible Journeys with Simon Reeve showing now on BBC2.
Natural waterfalls have been a feature of the Canonteign Estate for generations, but the existing Lady Exmouth falls are the product of a kindhearted notion in Victorian times. In the 1880s, the silver and tin mines which had made this part of Devon very prosperous were under threat of closure. Lady Susan, wife of the […]
Canonteign Falls stunning Victorian fern garden is featured on BBC Two’s Monkman and Seagull’s Great Adventures on Monday 1st June at 9pm.
This mysterious and atmospheric garden appears almost lost in time, explore its cascading stream and ferns in this magical hanging valley. Canonteign’s Fern Garden is a magnificent example of the Victorian obsession with ferneries. Tucked away in a hanging valley, high above the Estate, the full extent of the garden itself wasn’t even discovered until […]
Our 220ft Lady Exmouth waterfall and cascading streams are featured in BBC ones Gold Digger series.
Canonteign’s seven lakes meander lazily through the fields and meadows of the Estate. Lily Lake with its beautiful pagoda sits in the centre of the site, surrounded by rhododendrons. It’s home to some spectacular waterlilies and an abundance of wildlife including ducks, Canada geese and kingfishers. Sit outside the cafe and take it all in […]